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Quote: Whosoever knoweth the power of the dance, dwelleth in God. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Whosoever knoweth the power of the dance, dwelleth in God.


Quote: Listen to the sound of waves within you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Listen to the sound of waves within you.


Quote: Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.


Quote: Your light is more magnificent than sunrise or sunset. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Your light is more magnificent than sunrise or sunset.


Quote: The universe and the light of the stars come through me. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The universe and the light of the stars come through me.


Quote: The very center of your heart is where life begins. The most beautiful place on earth. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The very center of your heart is where life begins. The most beautiful place on earth.


Quote: Shine like the whole universe is yours. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Shine like the whole universe is yours.


Quote: The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.


Quote: Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.


Quote: Today, let us swim wildly, joyously in gratitude. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Today, let us swim wildly, joyously in gratitude.


Quote: That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.


Quote: Everything is emptiness. Everything else, accidental. Emptiness brings peace to your loving. Everything else, disease. In this world of trickery, emptiness is what your soul wants. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Everything is emptiness. Everything else, accidental. Emptiness brings peace to your loving. Everything else, disease. In this world of trickery, emptiness is what your soul wants.


Quote: Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart.


Quote: Make peace with the universe. Take joy in it. It will turn to gold. Resurrection will be now. Every moment, a new beauty. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Make peace with the universe. Take joy in it. It will turn to gold. Resurrection will be now. Every moment, a new beauty.


Quote: If you could get rid of yourself just once, the secret of secrets would open to you. The face of the unknown, hidden beyond the universe would appear on the mirror of your perception. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

If you could get rid of yourself just once, the secret of secrets would open to you. The face of the unknown, hidden beyond the universe would appear on the mirror of your perception.


Quote: Greed makes man blind and foolish, and makes him an easy prey for death. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Greed makes man blind and foolish, and makes him an easy prey for death.


Quote: Be patient where you sit in the dark. The dawn is coming. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Be patient where you sit in the dark. The dawn is coming.


Quote: One of the marvels of the world: The sight of a soul sitting in prison with the key in its hand. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

One of the marvels of the world: The sight of a soul sitting in prison with the key in its hand.


Quote: But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you.


Quote: This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.


Quote: Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Your depression is connected to your insolence
and refusal to praise. Whoever feels himself walking
on the path, and refuses to praise -- that man or woman
steals from others every day -- is a shoplifter!

The sun became full of light when it got hold of itself.
Angels only began shining when they achieved discipline.
The sun goes out whenever the cloud of not-praising comes.
The moment the foolish angel felt insolent, he heard the door close.


Quote: The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy.


Quote: Friend, our closeness is this: anywhere you put your foot, feel me in the firmness under you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Friend, our closeness is this: anywhere you put your foot, feel me in the firmness under you.


Quote: My friend, the sufi is the friend of the present moment. To say tomorrow is not our way. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

My friend, the sufi is the friend of the present moment. To say tomorrow is not our way.


Quote: Stay with friends who support you in these. Talk with them about sacred texts, and how you are doing, and how they are doing, and keep your practices together. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Stay with friends who support you in these. Talk with them about sacred texts, and how you are doing, and how they are doing, and keep your practices together.


Quote: Be a helpful friend, and you will become a green tree with always new fruit, always deeper journeys into love. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Be a helpful friend, and you will become a green tree with always new fruit, always deeper journeys into love.


Quote: My head is bursting with the joy of the unknown. My heart is expanding a thousand fold. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

My head is bursting with the joy of the unknown. My heart is expanding a thousand fold.


Quote: Tend to your vital heart, and all that you worry about will be solved. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Tend to your vital heart, and all that you worry about will be solved.


Quote: This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love, you are. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love, you are.


Quote: When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit.


Quote: This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings so love, love, love. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings so love, love, love.


Quote: This is what love does and continues to do. It tastes like honey to adults and milk to children. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

This is what love does and continues to do. It tastes like honey to adults and milk to children.


Quote: If you want to win hearts, sow the seeds of Love. If you want heaven, stop scattering thorns on the road. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

If you want to win hearts, sow the seeds of Love. If you want heaven, stop scattering thorns on the road.


Quote: Love risks everything and asks for nothing. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Love risks everything and asks for nothing.


Quote: Everything about yesterday has gone with yesterday. Today, it is needed to say new things. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Everything about yesterday has gone with yesterday. Today, it is needed to say new things.


Quote: O, happy the soul that saw its own faults. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

O, happy the soul that saw its own faults.


Quote: Open your hands if you want to be held. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Open your hands if you want to be held.


Quote: The time has come to turn your heart into a temple of fire. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The time has come to turn your heart into a temple of fire.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The time has come to turn your heart into a temple of fire. Your essence is gold hidden in dust. To reveal its splendor you need to burn in the fire of love.


Quote: Inside any deep asking is the answering. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Inside any deep asking is the answering.


Quote: Discard yourself and thereby regain yourself. Spread the trap of humility and ensnare love. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Discard yourself and thereby regain yourself. Spread the trap of humility and ensnare love.


Quote: The message behind the words is the voice of the heart. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The message behind the words is the voice of the heart.


Quote: Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.


Quote: With every breath, I plant the seeds of devotion, I am a farmer of the heart. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

With every breath, I plant the seeds of devotion, I am a farmer of the heart.


Quote: Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place.


Quote: Be soulful. Be kind. Be in love. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Be soulful. Be kind. Be in love.


Quote: Become the sky. Take an axe to the prison wall. Escape. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Become the sky. Take an axe to the prison wall. Escape.


Quote: Patience is the key to joy. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Patience is the key to joy.


Quote: The lion is most handsome when looking for food. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The lion is most handsome when looking for food.


Quote: Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live.


Quote: What you seek is seeking you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

What you seek is seeking you.


Quote: Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.


Quote: I should be suspicious of what I want. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

I should be suspicious of what I want.


Quote: By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.


Quote: In the blackest of your moments, wait with no fear. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

In the blackest of your moments, wait with no fear.


Quote: Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one.


Quote: You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.


Quote: Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.


Quote: We carry inside us the wonders we seek outside us. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

We carry inside us the wonders we seek outside us.


Quote: These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.


Quote: The ego is a veil between humans and God. In prayer all are equal. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The ego is a veil between humans and God. In prayer all are equal.


Quote: Open your eyes, for this world is only a dream. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Open your eyes, for this world is only a dream.


Quote: Swim out of your little pond. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Swim out of your little pond.


Quote: What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.


Quote: All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony. Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony. Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.


Quote: Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Do not feel lonely,

the entire universe is inside you.

Stop acting so small.

You are the universe in ecstatic motion.

Set your life on fire.

Seek those who fan your flames.


Quote: The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open.


Quote: The wound is the place where the light enters you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The wound is the place where the light enters you.


Quote: In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.


Quote: Be kind and honest, and harmful poisons will turn sweet inside you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Be kind and honest, and harmful poisons will turn sweet inside you.


Quote: Patience with small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Patience with small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe.


Quote: If you wish to be a mine of jewels, open the deep ocean within your heart. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

If you wish to be a mine of jewels, open the deep ocean within your heart.


Quote: Take time like the river that never grows stale. Keep going and steady. No hurry, no rush. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Take time like the river that never grows stale. Keep going and steady. No hurry, no rush.


Quote: If I love myself I love you. If I love you I love myself. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

If I love myself I love you. If I love you I love myself.


Quote: I do not know who lives here in my chest, or why the smile comes. I am not myself, more the bare green knob of a rose that lost every leaf and petal to the morning wind. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

I do not know who lives here in my chest, or why the smile comes. I am not myself, more the bare green knob of a rose that lost every leaf and petal to the morning wind.


Quote: Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.


Quote: Come out of the circle of time
And into the circle of love. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Come out of the circle of time
And into the circle of love.


Quote: Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.


Quote: Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.


Quote: When I die, I shall soar with angels, and when I die to the angels, what I shall become you cannot imagine. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

When I die, I shall soar with angels, and when I die to the angels, what I shall become you cannot imagine.


Quote: The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes.


Quote: Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine.


Quote: Plant the love of the holy ones within your spirit; don't give your heart to anything, but the love of those whose hearts are glad. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Plant the love of the holy ones within your spirit; don't give your heart to anything, but the love of those whose hearts are glad.


Quote: Beg of God the removal of envy, that God may deliver you from externals, and bestow upon you an inward occupation, which will absorb you so that your attention is not drawn away. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Beg of God the removal of envy, that God may deliver you from externals, and bestow upon you an inward occupation, which will absorb you so that your attention is not drawn away.


Quote: The way the Beloved can fit in my heart, two thousand lives could fit in this body of mine. One kernel could contain a thousand bushels, and a hundred worlds pass through the eye of the needle. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The way the Beloved can fit in my heart, two thousand lives could fit in this body of mine. One kernel could contain a thousand bushels, and a hundred worlds pass through the eye of the needle.


Quote: However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations... Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations... Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers.


Quote: When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.


Quote: This is the essence of all sciences -- that you should know who you will be when the Day of Reckoning arrives. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

This is the essence of all sciences -- that you should know who you will be when the Day of Reckoning arrives.


Quote: You've come to know the fortunate and the inauspicious stars, but you don't know whether you yourself are fortunate or lucky. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

You've come to know the fortunate and the inauspicious stars, but you don't know whether you yourself are fortunate or lucky.


Quote: I have seen the king with a face of Glory, He who is the eye and the sun of heaven, He who is the companion and healer of all beings, He who is the soul and the universe that births souls. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

I have seen the king with a face of Glory, He who is the eye and the sun of heaven, He who is the companion and healer of all beings, He who is the soul and the universe that births souls.


Quote: Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.


Quote: The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of photo of author Rumi with quote

The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.


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